Stripping roller fell off!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MOlawnman, Aug 27, 2005.

  1. MOlawnman

    MOlawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    I recently experienced a catastrophe with my EXMark stripping roller. It decided it did not want to be attached to my Lazer Z anymore. :dizzy: So, somehow it released itself from the mounting brackets!! I am not sure how this happened but it is no longer in use as it is not attached.

    Has anyone else experienced this problem?? My dealer did not have an explanation of why this happened or how to get it from happening again.

    If anyone can help it would be appreciated.

  2. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    bummer dude. but we are glad you are OK.

    was this an act of GOD thing or are you just stupid with a wrench and nut?

  3. MOlawnman

    MOlawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    It must have been an act of God. The brackets were still attached to the mower!!!
  4. J-Dubb

    J-Dubb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    I was mowing several weeks ago and for some reason I felt the urge to look behind me. When I did I saw my roller lying in the grass! I think I got too close to a tree and the roller bracket hit the tree and somehow came off. The right side bracket was still attached to it and the bearing was in pieces. Quick easy fix though......
  5. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,773

    Do exmark rollers have a solid shaft through the conter of the roller? I definetly would use loctite red on them
  6. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 558

    being attatched and being attatched "like a storm door flappin in a huricane" :cool2: are two different things. were the brackets attatched firmly or are they loose and move around?
  7. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Check your bearings

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